Monthly Archives: April 2013

Commercial Law: Distinguishing property from possession

As legal practitioners, law students and even normal everyday people in different professions and spheres of life, we have always heard the cliché in law that “possession is 9/10 of ownership”. However, this has created a kind of confusion in

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Agency Relationship involving a Foreign Principal, a Local Agent and a Third Party

It is challenging to clearly understand agency relationships where the principal is in a foreign jurisdiction but having a local agent who contracts on his behalf with third parties. This occasions some exceptional situation in the agency relationship. Law of

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Commercial Transactions and Fiduciary Relationships

Generally, in commercial transactions, there is no duty on contracting parties to disclose all material facts which will likely influence the other party in coming to a decision regarding the transaction so that the parties to the contract may be

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Hire-Purchase Transaction Taking a Triangular Form

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]The term “hire-purchase” relates to two different transactions rolled up into one: a hire and a purchase. It

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Hire-Purchase Transactions: A synopsis of the 10-Ps’ test

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]As gold is ever separate from stone, so also are hire-purchase transactions different from other commercial transactions. Literarily,

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2013 IoD Nigeria Convention and Exhibition

The Institute of Directors Nigeria, a full-fledged affiliate of the IoD UK, invites your participation at the forthcoming 2013 Convention and Exhibition which is scheduled to hold at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday May 16, 2013

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PhD Studentships in Law, Politics, or International Relations

PhD Studentships in Law, Politics, or International Relations Dublin City University – School of Law and Government Up to €15,000 per annum plus fees The School of Law and Government at Dublin City University is a research active school with

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PhD Scholarships

University of Edinburgh Business School PhD Scholarships in the Accounting and Finance Group Up to three PhD scholarships are offered in Accounting and/or Finance. Any area of study will be considered within these disciplines. However, the major areas of current

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Leeds International Research Scholarships

Leeds International Research Scholarships (LIRS) Round 2 University of Leeds – Faculty of Education, Social Sciences & Law Session: 2013/14 Closing Date: 17 June 2013 Applications for Leeds International Research Scholarships (LIRS) to commence full time PhD research study in

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Benefits of Lawyer-Directors on the Boards of Companies

Undoubtedly, board composition is a crucial element of firm value. This understanding underscores the importance of recent studies regarding board composition and the performance of companies. Recently, we drew attention to research findings on the impact of academics in boardrooms

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Hire-Purchase Act Reform: Issues with motor vehicles

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]In Nigeria, it is generally understood that the subject matter of hire-purchase transactions falls into two categories: goods

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Banking and Finance

The Laboratory for Financial Engineering of the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Laval University, Quebec, Canada is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Banking and Finance, subject to satisfactory performance appraisals, for a period of up to three years.

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